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Fareham Viaducts

There are few railway viaducts in Hampshire, but two of them are in Fareham, on the London & South Western Railway line to Cosham, which opened in 1848. Both are listed grade II.
 
Quay Viaduct, Fareham
Quay Viaduct, Fareham, photographed on 10th November 2007.

photograph by Gregory Beecroft

Quay Street viaduct is nearer to Fareham station. It is quite low, so has segmental arches, which are constructed of red brick. There are eleven of these, all of 30 feet span, except for the original Quay Street arch, which is 36 feet wide. That arch is to the right of the picture, with pilasters either side of it.

Wallington Viaduct, Fareham, photographed on 10th November 2007.

photograph by Gregory Beecroft

Wallington Viaduct
 
Wallington Viaduct Wallington Viaduct.

photograph by Gregory Beecroft

The second viaduct, know as Wallington Viaduct or Portchester Road Viaduct, spans the River Wallington, a northern arm of Portsmouth Harbour. It has seventeen round-headed arches in red brick and a yellow brick string course. The pictures show the west end of the viaduct; the river passes under two of the eastern arches.

The middle arch of the viaduct has a severe skew where it spans the main road from Portsmouth.

photograph by Gregory Beecroft

Wallington Viaduct

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